Design Within Reach Living Room Chairs on Sale
DWR Exclusive Furniture that is too obviously designed is very interesting, said designer Milo Baughman, but too often belongs only in museums. A firm believer that good design can have a positive influence in our lives, Baughman knew how to design sophisticated, sexy chairs – even when it came to a Recliner (1966). Recognized as one of the originators of the California modern movement, Baughman began his career as a custom furniture designer, and in 1953 he joined forces with Thayer Coggin, the founder of the North Carolina company that is still the exclusive manufacturer of Baughmans work. For five decades, Baughman designed clean, sophisticated and easy-to-live-with furniture, and we worked closely with Thayer Coggin to bring this Recliner back into production. Baughmans work was included in High Styles: Twentieth Century American Design at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1985. In 1987, he was inducted into the Furniture Design Hall of Fame. Made in U.S.A. Opens with a slight seated push. Enjoy three stages of comfort: from upright to feet up to full recline. Materials: Solid walnut; matrix webbing; interior plywood; foam and fiber cushions: fabric or leather upholstery. Measurements:H 41.5" W 27.5" D 32"–64" Seat H 16.5" Arm H 23"
DWR Exclusive Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk are known for creating beautiful and comfortable furniture, and the Vesper Armchair (2004) adds greatly to that reputation. Lines are crisply modern, yet Vespers cradling cushions, regal armrests and high sit invite you to kick back like you would in an old English club chair. The Vesper Armchair was designed as a companion to the Vesper Sleeper Sofa, but it can stand solidly on its own and would be welcome anywhere a comfortable, good-looking lounge chair is desired. Made in U.S.A. Materials: Kiln-dried hardwood frame; high-resiliency foam cushions with Dacron® wrap; fabric or leather upholstery. Measurements:H 34" W 34.5" D 37" Seat H 19"
DWR Exclusive A DWR best-seller for over a decade, the Bantam Collection (2004) celebrates the soft, less-machined brand of modernism that arose in the United States in the 1930s. Delivering physical comfort as well as aesthetic pleasure, the entire frame is lightly padded and finely upholstered with a fitted back and a single row of button tufting. Matching piping along the seams reinforces the clean lines of Bantams frame. Tapered solid wood legs lend visual lightness. Made in U.S.A. Legs finished in a rich walnut stain. For legs in a honey or coffee finish, contact a DWR Studio or call us at 1.800.944.2233. Materials: Kiln-dried, corner blocked hardwood frame; sinuous wire springs; polyurethane foam with down-proof ticking; stained walnut legs; fabric or leather upholstery. Measurements:H 31.5" W 35" D 33" Seat H 18.5" Arm H 24"
DWR Exclusive Since graduating from Kingston Polytechnic in 1979, Matthew Hilton has created a number of innovative furniture collections, often drawing inspiration from unusual places. The idea for the Bilsby Sofa Collection (2014) came from a visit to The Homewood, a modern house designed by Patrick Gwynne and built by Leslie Bilsby in the English countryside. Combining the clean lines of Gwynnes architecture with state-of-the-art technologies from today, Bilsby is the perfect blend of aesthetics, comfort and support. The ultra-thin steel deck offers exceptional stability, while the custom combination of foam and down provides a comfortable sit with a tailored look. Designed with the urban dweller in mind, Bilsby features arms and backs that detach for easy delivery through narrow hallways and staircases. Made in Italy. Materials: Steel bottom deck; wood-framed back and sides; foam cushions with down filling and Dacron® wrap; satin-chromed steel legs; fabric or Kalahari full-grain, semi-aniline leather upholstery. Measurements:H 28" W 39" D 35.5" Seat H 16"
DWR Exclusive Milo Baughman believed that good design is enduring design, and his Goodland Sofa Collection (1968) beautifully demonstrates this idea. Named for the Kansas town where he was born, Goodland reflects the style and ease for which Baughman is known. This collection began as a sofa designed for his own home – his daughter still has the original – which he later expanded upon and launched for retail customers. Goodland pieces are elegantly proportioned with comfortable cushions that have just the right give and thin arms that help maximize the seating area. Made in U.S.A. Materials: Kiln-dried solid maple frame; matrix webbing suspension; foam seat cushions wrapped in poly-blend down; back cushions filled with trillium fibers from recycled ; polished stainless steel, walnut or oxidized bronze-plated steel base; fabric or leather upholstery. Measurements:H 33" W 34" D 33.5" Seat H 18.5" Arm H 26.5"
Regarded as the chair-maker of chair-makers, Hans J. Wegner designed more than 500 chairs during his prolific career, some of which were never produced. Wegners Oculus Chair (1960) takes its name from the Latin word for eye, in reference to the trademark eye-shaped stitching on its front. Originally made in very limited numbers, it was brought back into production in 2010 after Carl Hansen & Søn rediscovered it in the Wegner family home. Oculus is roomy enough for various lounging positions, with an enveloping seat and arms balanced on brushed stainless steel legs for visual lightness, a three-part back that supports the whole spine and a down and foam seat cushion that provides lasting comfort while maintaining its shape. Can be used with the Wing Ottoman, also from Wegner. Made in Denmark. Materials: Solid beech frame; brushed stainless steel legs; molded cold foam padding; down and foam seat cushion; Rime (90% wool, 10% nylon), Clara (92% wool, 8% nylon), Maharam Hallingdal (70% wool, 30% viscose) or Maharam Divina Melange (100% wool) fabric upholstery. Measurements:Oculus Chair: H 43.5" W 37" D 37" Seat H 15.75" Arm H 25.5"
DWR Exclusive With his Costura Sofa Collection (2015), Jon Gasca wanted to bring back the practice of working with artisans, and celebrate the noble traditions of the small ateliers were surrounded by in San Sebastin, he says. The stunning result is a collection that combines slim frames and tailored lines with plush back cushions shaped to provide lumbar support and a roomy seat that invites serious lounging. My grandmother was a tailor for the fashion house Balenciaga, says the designer. I wanted to use all the tailoring techniques I learned from her and bring them into the future. The collections name means sewing or couture in English. Like choices? You can align the legs to be straight or diagonal. Made in Spain; upholstered in Italian fabric. Materials: Molded plywood frame with Dacron® wrap; belt suspension; foam seat cushions; feather-filled back pillows; painted aluminum legs. Linen Weave: 51% viscose, 28% cotton, 21% flax. Bouclé: 67% cotton, 18% wool, 15% polyamide. Ducale Wool: 78% wool, 9% linen, 8% alpaca, 5% nylon. Pebble Weave: 42% viscose, 38% cotton, 14% acrylic, 6% polyester. Measurements:H 33.5" W 34" D 35.5" Seat H 17"